The Outfield are a British pop rock/power pop band based in London. Formed in London's East End under the name The Baseball Boys, bassist/singer Tony Lewis, guitarist/keyboardist and songwriter JOHN SPINKS, and drummer Alan Jackman performed in and around London until a demo got them signed to Columbia/CBS Records in 1984.
They began recording during the mid-1980s, and in 1985 they released their first album, 'Play Deep', which went triple platinum in America. The Outfield are unusual for a british band in that they enjoyed massive commercial success in the US, but never reached the album or singles charts in their homeland. They continued to record into the early 1990s, before a hiatus during the middle of that decade. They resumed touring in 2000, and thereafter released two live albums via their website. The band's latest album, 'Any Time Now', was released in March 2006.
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